Faculty: Management, Tenure-Track (Sport Management Program)

Connecticut, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 26, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty: Management, Tenure-Track (Sport Management Program)


About Sacred Heart University:

As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 386 Colleges-2021 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best Business Schools-2021 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theater. www.sacredheart.edu

Job Description:

The Jack Welch College of Business & Technology has a full-time, tenure-track faculty opening in the Management Department beginning in the academic year 2021/2022. Faculty appointment is for the Sport Management program, which offers an undergraduate bachelor's, a minor, and an exciting new minor in esports. Candidates should be comfortable with a wide-range of Sport Management courses that could include: Sport Analytics, Esports, Sport Venue & Event Management, Sport Sponsorship, and new Special Topics courses. Preference will be given to candidates who have the best potential to contribute to the program and its re-envisioned initiatives in esports, sport analytics, and technology / innovation. The position is based at the main campus in Fairfield, CT. This faculty member will primarily teach in our undergraduate program, and the position carries a 3-3 teaching load.


This position requires a doctorate from an AACSB accredited program, in Sport Management or a closely-related field. The ideal candidate will have an excellent teaching record or potential, and a demonstrated capability to contribute to high quality research in their field. Strong academic and career advisement will be required, and is a hallmark of the current Sport Management program.

Additional Information:

The Jack Welch College of Business & Technology (WCBT) is AACSB-accredited, offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Management, Economics, Finance, Hospitality Management, Marketing, Fashion Marketing & Merchandising, and Sport Management. In addition, graduate degrees in Human Resource Management, Accounting, Finance, Business Analytics and Marketing are also offered. The WCBT also sponsors The New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, a peer reviewed journal published by Emerald.  


The WCBT is located at Sacred Heart University's West Campus, where facilities include state-of-the-art labs specifically designed to support research on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data analytics, financial computation, machine learning, augmented reality/virtual reality and e-game design. 


Application Instructions:

For additional information, please visit our website. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, samples of publications or research papers or examples of professional contributions, student evaluations, and three letters of reference via this online portal. Official transcripts will be required upon formal offer of employment.   


Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.

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